John Dennis Receives Gubernatorial Appointment To Geographic Information Systems Board

MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. John Dennis, assistant professor of land surveying at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been appointed as a voting member of the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board by Governor Asa Hutchinson.

            Dennis will serve a term of four years, which expires August 1, 2021.

            The Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board, originally called the Arkansas State Land Information Board, was established in 1995 to determine, define and implement a modernized land records system.

            Dennis joined the faculty of the UAM School of Forestry and Natural Resources in 2013 where he teaches classes in land surveying and geographic information systems. He previously worked as a survey party chief for an engineering and surveying firm in Fayetteville.

            Dennis earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Louisiana State University, a master's degree in anthropology from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and a Ph.D. in environmental dynamics, also from UA-Fayetteville.

            For more information, contact the UAM School of Forestry and Natural Resources at (870) 460-1052.


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